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K-8|Private
240 students
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School leader:  Larry Clements
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, MD 20740

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(301) 441-2100
(301) 441-2105
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Best known for
"We are best known for Quaker progressive education."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Religious
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Orchestra...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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44 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · October 25, 2015
I spent a number of years at FCS with two children enrolled, quite happily. One child is now a graduate who has successfully gone on to a very challenging high school. Some of the main reasons for our success at FCS: a) The administration is... more

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Submitted by a school leader · October 20, 2015
What distinguishes FCS are its students -- they love to learn, know how to learn, communicate well, and treat people of all ages with respect. Integrating Quaker values with a rigorous curriculum, FCS teaches to the child, nurtures courageous... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 15, 2015
There is NO perfect school whether public, charter, or private but this week reminded me of why my two children (5th and 8th gr) attend FCS. Earlier this week, the 5th grade social studies classes held a mock trial in front of a judge. Students... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 29, 2015
Amazing to see another review that sounds just like us. This school is excellent for average students...which most of us are. But when it comes to gifted kids, they struggle to accommodate them. The upper middle school, as the other reviewer... more

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Last modified: October 25, 2015
Last modified Friends Community School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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